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Founded in 1989, Abyssinian Development Corporation is a not-for-profit comprehensive community and economic development corporation dedicated to building the human, social, and physical capital in Harlem.

In 1987, Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III rallied The Abyssinian Baptist Church parishioners to work to rebuild this community brick by brick and block by block. ADC has grown into a nationally renowned entity at the forefront of the community development field.

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